COTA is hosting a series of four workshops in partnership with The Department of Human Services’ Financial Information Service (FIS). Each session focusses on a topic related to retirement. Come along to these free seminars where a FIS expert will talk about the age pension and your choices, retirement income streams, your accommodation options in retirement and residential aged care fees and charges. You are welcome to book into just one or all these seminars.
- Age Pension and your choices
18 March, 10am – 12pm
Learn how the age pension works and understand the processes around applying for the pension, eligibility requirements and assets tests. This session will be delivered by The Australian Government’s Department of Human Services’ Financial Information Service (FIS).
- Understanding retirement income streams
25 March, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Learn about different streams of income available to retirees and understand how to make choices about your retirement income.
- Accommodation options in retirement
1 April, 10:00am – 12:00 pm
Keeping your home, moving into a retirement village, independent living units – explore these and other accommodation options.
- Aged care fees and charges
8 April, 10:00am – 12:00pm
What fees and charges are applied to aged care? How are my assets assessed? What are the eligibility requirements around funded or subsidised services?
To register for one or more of these sessions, please click on the session title, or call us on 9655 2100.